pull chocks

pull chocks

and pull up stakes
tv. to leave a place. (see also up stakes.) Time to pull chocks and get out of here. We pulled up stakes and moved on.
See also: chock, pull
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There was an aircraft director under instruction that went in to pull chocks from the starboard main gear, and after he removed them, the trainee tripped forward towards the spinning propeller.
While we waited for the hand signal to pull chocks and chains, I noticed someone outside the rotor arc pointing at the tail section of the aircraft.
We were ready to taxi and signaled for the plane captain (PC) to pull chocks.
When the deck was clear, he signaled for us to pull chocks and chains.
The handler in charge of the aircraft waited until the deck was clear, signaled us to pull chocks and chains on the E-2C, and began to direct the aircraft.
While standing on the port side of the aircraft, waiting for the signal to pull chocks, he noticed movement near the tail cone.